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5 political series to binge watch on OTT right now

While we wait for Tamil seres Thalaimai Seyalagam, it would be a good time to revisit some political drama series that you can stream right now

5 political series to binge watch on OTT right now

Political dramas on OTT

Last Updated: 04.21 PM, May 03, 2024


ZEE5 recently announced the release of Thalaimai Seyalagam, a political thriller series by director Vasanthabalan. The series is headlined by actor Kishore and is set to premiere on May 17. Political series are packed with drama. While we wait for Thalaimai Seyalagam, it is a good time to revisit some political drama series that you can stream right now.

5 political series to stream before Thalaimai Seyalagam

Sengalam – ZEE5


Sengalam is a political thriller written and directed by SR Prabhakaran. The series stars Vani Bhojan and Kalaiyarasan and is set against the backdrop of Virudhunagar politics. Sharath Lohithaswa, Viji Chandrasekhar, Vela Ramamoorthy and others are also part of the cast.

Queen - MX Player

Queen is a period biographical political drama series that is based on Anita Sivakumaran's novel of the same name, which in turn is based on the life of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The series is created by Reshma Ghatala, who wrote it along with Gautham Vasudev Menon and Prasath Murugesan. The series stars Ramya Krishnan as the protagonist, Shakthi Sheshadri, a character modelled after Jayalalithaa, with Anjana Jayaprakash and Anikha Surendran portraying the younger versions. Indrajith Sukumaran, Vamsi Krishna, Sonia Agarwal, Lillete Dubey and others are also part of the cast.

The Crown – Netflix

The Crown is an English political drama that focuses on the British monarch, with a special focus on the reign of Queen Elizabeth. The six seasons of the show begin with the timeline when Elizabeth II is crowned Queen of England, her subsequent marriage to Philips, and the 2005 wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. The monarch was portrayed by Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton.

Maharani – SonyLIV

Maharani is a three-season old political drama series with actor Huma Qureshi playing the lead role. The series is created by Subhash Kapoor and is partially inspired by the 1990s events that took place in Bihar after Lalu Prasad Yadav made his homemaker wife Rabri Devi his heir. Several characters take inspiration from real-life people in Indian politics and notable events. It also stars Sohum Shah, Amit Sial, Kani Kusruti, Inaamulhaq and others.

Dark 7 White - ZEE5

Dark 7 White is political crime thriller series helmed by filmmaker Sattvik Mohanty, with Ekta Kapoor producing the show. The series revolves around the untimely murder of potential youngest chief minister of Rajasthan. Dark 7 White is about how his seven friends become the primary suspects in his murder, each having an agenda of his own to finish him off. The series stars Sumeet Vyas, Monica Chaudhary, Tanya Kaira and others.

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